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Instagram Stars Prefer to See Life Through Colored Lenses

We're seeing color for spring 2017. Literally, tinted lenses are everywhere—from the runways to social media. And as with most trends these days, this one can be traced back to Alessandro Michele's colorful Gucci collections. For Spring 2017, an all-yellow Big Bird look walked the runway paired with bright yellow sunglasses, as well as an oversized, square pink pair bedazzled with pearls. You name it, Gucci's got it—from green to purple. Plus, 70s-style...

Bokehlicious – The Sigma 135mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art Series Lens

Sigma 135mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art Series LensWritten By: Tim Neumann – Soft Lite StudiosImages By: Tim Neumann – Soft Lite Studios, Lorie McQuirt – Soft Lite StudiosTalk about all the luck, not only was I about to teach a Field Study Series workshop, “Aperture In Action”, but just prior to the class I was handed a pre-release copy of the eagerly awaited Sigma 135mm f/1.8 Art Series lens. What was already going to be a great class, just got a lot better!Sigma already has a significant presence in...

I Tried Kanye West's Colored Contacts

Megan O'Neill discovers that a new eye look lends her some serious swagger. Most PopularDevon Jarvis Apr 20, 2017 It all started with Kanye. I was looking at a photo of him and Kim Kardashian from the 2016 Met Gala, in which Kardashian's spectacular Balmain gown, created with actual pieces of disco ball, somehow managed to accentuate her impossible-to-accentuate-further bottom. But it was Kanye—love him or hate him—whose getup ensnared me. It wasn't his crystal-adorned Balmain jacket that got...